Originally Posted by texaswoodworker
Nice colt. What kind of grips are those? Cocobolo, Rosewood...
The grips are rosewood. Colt has them made solely for the Combat Elite. About a year ago I was on the phone to Colt about some CE parts that I needed for a project that I was doing and I mentioned that I was looking for a set of the CE grips. The guy told me to wait a minute, came back and said that the grips were for sale. Shortly after that, I called to see about getting another set and was told that Colt no longer sells just the grips. I have since heard that they intend to begin selling the grips again in the fall, who knows with Colt.
Anyway, I ordered a set along with the other parts that I needed. I was turing a nasty looking matte stainless series 80 into a CE look alike. The grips REALLY
helped. Here's the finished project: